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to be this long. >> that's new jersey governor chris christie having some fun at his own expense last night braving the couch of late night nemesis david letterman. good stuff. good morning. this is "way too early," the show that will bite your donut if you give us the tiniest opening. we have a lot to cover this morning including new signs of the efforts to stop chuck hague frl becoming secretary of defense are losing steam. comments by john mccain suggest he's on a glide path to confirmation and president obama hits the road taking his gun control message to the heartland. the question is will that create enough meaningful pressure for reform? that's straight ahead. we begin with new revelations involving u.s. drone strikes program and the obama administration's legal justification behind the use of such efforts against al qaeda suspects. a new 16-page memo copy of which was obtained by nbc news offers fresh insights into this controversial practice including the killing of american citizens overseas if they're believed to be senior operational leaders of al qaeda or an associated force.
is chris christie talking so much about his weight? maybe because he wants to talk about it on his terms, and why might that be? because perhaps he's running for president. >>> finally, the recently fired dick morris admits he was wrong at the top of his lungs last november. that's fine, but was he really wrong in predicting a romney landslide or did he know what was coming and decide that's what fox viewers wanted to hear? >>> we begin with the debate over the drones. robin wright is a scholar at the woodrow wilson center. "newsweek's" dan klaidman is the author of "kill or capture." john brennan's confirmation hearing this afternoon started out with some fireworks. anti-war protesters interrupted the proceedings five times accusing the cia of causing huge amounts of collateral damage with drone strikes. the committee's chair, dianne feinstein, eventually cleared the room. later, brennan cited the protesters when he addressed what he called a misperception about the goal of the drone strikes. let's listen. >> i think there is a misimpression on the part of some american people who belie
. >> thank you very much. greatly appreciate you joining us. >>> coming up, governor chris christie, poked fun of the weight on letterman this week. then told a former white house doctor to shut up after she said the weight could be life threatening. is it too much attention paid to chris christie's weight? it's our "gut check." >>> the latest on the manhunt in california for a former lapd officer accused of three murders. r social media visibili. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how am i supposed to run a business here without an office?! [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. fedex. [ male announcer ] fast, reliable deliveries worldwide. i can't believe your mom let you take her car out.ck! this is awesome! whoooo! you're
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right. >> you're like andy ricter. >> as we saw at the top of the show, chris christie was on the late show last night. everyone is wondering if it would be awkward if his weight works into his standup routine. letterman asked the governor if the jokes offended him. take a look. >> is it an issue or is it not an issue? and, you tell me how you see things. >> i don't care if you're funny. i mean from my perspective if, the joke is funny, i laugh. even if it's about me. if it's not funny, i don't laugh. but i've never felt like it was, you know, anything that really bugged me all that much, no. >> now what percentage of the jokes have you found funny? >> about 40%. roughly. >> that will get new the hall of fame. >> here's two of them that we like. first one is celebrity birthday todayment chris christie turned 50. he blew out the kanld lz on his cake and wished for another cake. and this one i thought -- i don't know if this is one of the best ones, i think it is topical given what went on yesterday. a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday and that's just at
things, a joke about mitt romney's money, lots of those jokes, and a fat joke about chris christie of new jersey. last night was no different, except governor christie was actually on the program. let's watch. >> i have made jokes about you not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent but -- >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. we've kept track in my office, and you're up to 362,000, and that's just on the fat jokes. here are two of them we particularly light. first one is celebrity birthday today. chris christie turned 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake. $1 billion will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday and that's just at governor christi's house. >> that's what ambitious politicians have to do, be good sports. >>> missouri's house speaker signed on to a petition in 2009 alleging that president obama's not a u.s. citizen. recently jones was asked the obvious question. what was he thinking? and while you're watching, see if you recognize this set, the tv set here. >> for a while you were part of a lawsuit t
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's not the first time jerry brown has taken it from a new kid on the block. last year chris christie told voters they picked a retread in brown. >> not as much hair. i've slowed down a bit but i ran three miles in 29 minutes two nights ago. i hereby challenge governor christie to a three mile race, push-up contest, and a chin-up contest. i have no doubt of the outcome. >> well, next. ready to meet the assemblyman who missed the memo on how not to speak about gun control. while americans are entitled to have strong opinions, there is also language that is inappropriate in any discussion. the supporters of gun control are doing something akin to what hitler's germany did to strip citizens of guns in the run-up to the second world war. here's steve mclaughlin yesterday frustrated with how quickly the gun control bill was passed. >> we're told to shut up and vote. that's what this is about. don't question it. just vote. that's the message here. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. but that's not democracy. >> there you have it. a few hours later he released a video ap
. turkish media says the man was immediately detained. >>> new jersey governor chris christie says there is a plan to deal with his on going weight struggle. the governor poked fun of his size on david letterman's show. he even took a bite of a donut. when asked about his health at a local news conference, he acknowledged the issue saying just because his efforts to lose weight aren't always successful, it doesn't mean he's not trying. >> i know that some of you who are incredibly concerned about my weight, and i appreciate your concern, anyone who has struggled with their weight over time in this state or this country will tell you that when they begin the plan, they have every intention of fulfilling the plan. so the plan which i begin today, i have every intention of fulfilling. i hope i can fulfill it by tonight. then if i can, then tomorrow i'll start it and we'll go again. but i'm not going to be overly self consumed about this. and nor should the people of the state be all that concerned about whether i can do my job. i can get out of bed every morning. >> and the potential
in feature graphic violence. chris christie not too happy with unsolicited medical advice from a former white house doctor. the new jersey republican pushing back at connie mariano who said in an interview on tuesday that she worried christie's weight issues could kill him in office. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona who's never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away she must be a genius. this is another hack who wants five minutes on tv. and it's completely irresponsible. completely irresponsible. my children saw that last night. and she sat there on tv and said i'm afraid he's going to die in office. my 12-year-old son said, dad, are you going to die? if she wants to get on a plane and come here to new jersey and ask me if she wants to examine me and review my medical history, i'll have a conversation with her about that. until that time, she should shut up. >> there you go. >>> moving on to business news, a possible merger between us airways and the parent com
chris christie took advantage of his first-ever appearance on david letterman last night to hit a big issue head-on and it happened right in the middle of their conversation. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. i'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> the governor insisted his overall health is good, including cholesterol and blood sugar. but then this afternoon, president clinton's former white house physician, dr. connie mariano, was quoted by cnn as saying, i'm worried about this man dying in office. at an afternoon press conference in new jersey, the governor chose to then get serious on the topic of his 30-year struggle with his weight. >> so far, up to 50 years old, i've been remarkably healthy. and you know, my doctor continues to warn me that my luck is going to run out relatively soon, so believe me, it's something that i'm very conscious of. >> the governor said last night and today, that like all people who struggle with weight, he thinks about it constantly, and it's a major topic of conversation in his family. >>> a bizarre
to facebook.com/com to cast a vote. after joke being his weight on david letterman's show, chris christie told reporters at a news conference yesterday "of course i care about it and i'm making the best effort i can." the potential presidential candidate insisted he is remarkably healthy woochlty asked was it a good idea for him to joke about his weight and 84% said yes. 16% said no. that does it for this edition of "news nation." thanks for joining us and see you tomorrow on news nation. the senate will hold a hearing for john brennan and carry that live coverage beginning around 2:30. we will see you then. the cycle is up next. (dog) larry,larry,larrryyy. why take exercise so seriously,when it can be fun? push-ups or sprints? what's wrong with fetch? or chase? let's do this larry! ooh, i got it, i got it! (narrator) the calorie-smart nutrition in beneful healthy weight... includes grains and real chicken, because a healthy dog is a playful dog. beneful healthy weight. find us on facebook to help put more play in your day. try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps mai
to governor christie. j i'm a republican. i like chris christie, a lot. i want him to run. i want him to lose weight. i worry about this man dying in office. >> today, it was no laughing matter for the governor. heresponded, "she's just another hack looking for her five minutes." and whent onto say she should shut up. he even personally called the doctor today to complain about her armchair diagnosis. but the doctor shot back with a statement. it's unfortunate to hear the governor christie's reaction. it doesn't take a physician to look at him and observe he's overweight. governor, the ball is in your court. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. >>> republicans announce today that florida senator marco rubio will give the gop response to president obama's state of the union on tuesday. rubio is a rising star. karl rove calls him the greatest communique tor since ronal
. and the poll shows vice president biden leading all the republicans except for governor chris christie with whom he ties. this is all wishful thinking because secretary clinton is still on the sidelines. but supporters aren't waiting for her to enter the race. joining me now is a woman who maxed out a credit card just to follow check secretary clinton to 14 states aleta black might have found a more powerful way to help her. she started the hillary super pac encouraging secretary hillary clinton to run. welcome inside "the war room"." >> thanks for having me. >> jennifer: you're a profession of history, i supposed you want to makeshift in this super pac. is it to get her to run or make sure she wins when she does run. >> it's both. it's first to capture the momentum of this extraordinary grassroots support that she has generated all across the country to keep it together to sustain that enthusiasm, and then raise the money that we need to raise to really vault her into the white house. >> jennifer: there are a lot of groups who would be weighing in on this, a whole bunch of other pacs.
christie showing up last night on david letterman. i think they reinforced the stage. chris christie could make his appearance. and he knows that he is the butt of jokes. and there are some of them he actually enjoys like this one. >> a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl and that's just to cover the christie family. [ laughter ] >> bill: that was a letterman joke. the friday before the super bowl. and as far as is he healthy enough to run for president or run for re-election as governor, chris christie no problem. >> dave, my cholesterol's normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. and what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar also normal. basically, i'm the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> bill: it's nice he can joke about it. >> by the way -- there are a lot of fat guys who will make that claim. i've met many fat guys who are like i'm healthy as a horse. i'm the healthiest fat guy you'll want to meet. he's not the only person to use that. >> bill: to use that line. >> yeah. >> bill: he also needs to lose some weight. >> he could lose
florida as well. a handicap now. john kasich might get in there. but marco rubio and chris christied e and rand paul are locks at this point. anything can happen but they want to go. you have to start planning it this is insane if you want to run for president you have to go out three years and raise the money. check out the fox news website which is different bill o'reilly .com. word of the day do not be a nebbish when writing to the factor. thanks for writing us tonight. i'll bill o'reilly. remember the spin stops here. we are definitely looking out captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> welcome to hannity and there is disturbing news out of washington tonight. according to a memo that was obtained by nbc news officials inside the justice department drafted a document saying the president has the legal report to use unmanned drones to kill american citizens overseas who are suspected of terrorist activities. let me say this again. the administration actually believes they have the legal authority to target american citizens, this is not sit ising well with law makers on ei
jersey's republican governor chris christie announces a task force to study ways to reduce violence in his state. he calls the nra's latest ad, the one that targets the president's kids, he calls that ad reprehensible. the same day vice president biden addresses the u.s. conference of mayors. the topic? gun violence proposals. the next day, january 18th, the attorney general, eric holder, addresses the same group, in part on the same topic. january 20th, the day that president obama was officially sworn in at the white house for his second term, thousands of obama campaign alumni meet in washington, d.c. across town. remember this? under the banner of the obama legacy conference. the topic of discussion that day, helping the president advance his gun safety reform legislation. then of course the 21st. what happens that day? inauguration. president obama himself cites gun violence and the need to address it during his second inaugural address. three days later, january 24th, vice president joe biden participates in a google hangout with people across the country to discuss the admini
million over the decision to extend coverage. kasick could help other governors like chris christie and scott walker who are caught between wanting to improve the lives of their constituents or be douche nozzles. oh, i'm sorry. if implemented in full the medicaid expansion is projected to provide insurance coverage to some 17 million new americans over a decade. once again bad, jim. >> terrible. >> stephanie: but the supreme court ruling could substantially reduce that figure. kasick and moody noted that ohio -- so they still maintain some degree of douche nozzlery. >> your boyfriend chris kluwe is on the tv >> stephanie: he is no cute. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: remember when a geek you were when we got the white house tour. you were like is that the -- ha -- ha -- ha -- >> the oval office. >> stephanie: with the white house undergoing renovation the president may have to move into a replica of the oval office. [overlapping speakers] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: if you missed the story because we went to a dinner party there she served ho
about a possible future president and his health. dr. connie is concerned about governor chris christie and his weight fearing he's at risk for heart attack or stroke. christie told constituents yesterday he's well aware and knows it is an issue. >> so far up to 50 years old i've been remarkably healthy. my doctor continues to warn me my luck is going to run out relatively soon. believe me, it is something i'm conscious of. >> he says he has a plan. we're back with more show after the break. stay with us. (vo) this afternoon, current tv is the place for compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast wherever you are. i dropped the itch.
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